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Fri, 17:08

A ‘studio apartment’ in Old Street was snapped up for £1083 per month. Doesn’t sound too bad? The room is less ‘apartment’ and more ‘single bed crammed between the desk and the sink’ in a tiny space.

Fri, 15:41

It has been revealed that Uber’s petition to TfL contains fake signatures, with social media users signing up as ‘Mickey Mouse’ and other fictional alter egos.

Fri, 14:56

A 16-year-old boy is the third person to be arrested in connection with the brutal attack on heavily pregnant Malorie Bantala, 21, after which she lost her baby.

Fri, 12:20
There will even be a gravy fountain to accompany your roast delights (Picture: Getty)

In the latest instalment of all things brilliantly bizarre, a potato pop up is coming to London, complete with its own gravy fountain for dipping.

Fri, 11:52
A light aircraft has crashed into a field this morning in Chigwell.

Police who were called to reports of a man collapsed on the pavement found him suffering from a number of stab wounds to his legs.

Fri, 11:40
Zac Goldsmith will face Sadiq Khan in the battle for London in May 2016 (Picture: PA Images)

Environmentalist Richmond Park MP and Tory girls’ dreamboy Zac Goldsmith has been picked as the Conservative Party’s candidate for London Mayor, winning the contest with 70% of the vote. Here London24 brings you some of the funniest Twitter reactions to his selection.

Thu, 15:43
Hailo's decision to return to its black cab roots comes at a significant pointin the trade's battle with TfL (Photo: Hailo)

A major car booking app has decided to give up its Private Hire Vehicle licence (also known as PHV or minicab) to “go back to black” cabs after TfL proposed tough new regulations on minicabs.

Thu, 12:45
Catia Cavanagh has been missing since Friday September 25 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are asking for the public’s help to find Catia Cavanagh, a 12-year-old girl who has been missing from her home in east London for over a week.

Thu, 10:01
The lost and dehydrated chicken sought refuge in a Morden gaming shop's toilet (Picture: RSPCA)

In a bizarre crossover between The Hangover and Chicken Run, a wandering and dehydrated bird was rescued after being found lapping up water from a casino toilet bowl in south-west London.

Thu, 08:14
The young man died on Downe Road in Keston (Photo: Google StreetView)

A 24-year-old man died last night after his motorcycle collided with a tree in Downe Road in Keston.

Thu, 07:52
Victoria train and Underground station (Photo: Ewan Munro/Wikimedia Commons

Victoria Tube and railway station was closed and evacuated this morning due to a suspected fire, but has since reopened

Wed, 17:59
Poo was found in a London Overground train carriage this afternoon (Picture: PA Images/London24)

A student heard an unusual announcement about ‘human excrement’ over her London Overground train tannoy when she embarked at Barking station this afternoon.

Wed, 13:38
If you recognise this man, please contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference ESUB/B4 of 30/09/2015.

Police want to speak to the man in these images after someone was spotted exposing themselves and committing a sex act on the 2.35pm service from Liverpool Street station to Shenfield on Tuesday September 8.

Wed, 11:40
A man sitting on a bench after the River Thames flooded in 2007 (Picture: PA Images)

Areas of London lining the River Thames from Putney to Teddington could be hit by floods this week, the Environment Agency (EA) has warned.

Wed, 11:11
Naseem Galleze, 17, was travelling in his car when a lump of concrete was thrown at it, killing him, on the Turnham Estate in Brockley, south east London (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

A south-east London teenager died after a chunk of concrete was lobbed at the windscreen of his moving car in Brockley and today his family, who are ‘numb with pain’, are asking the public to help find his killers.

Wed, 10:51
Black cab drivers have long been campaigning for TfL to bring in stricter controls on Uber [Photo by Sergi Alexander/Getty Images for SOBEWFF]

Car hire app Uber has slammed planned TfL proposals to change how minicab companies operate in London - but the proposed changes have been welcomed by black cab drivers and the London Assembly’s transport chair who said it was important to ‘protect’ passengers.

Tue, 18:07
Police and firefighters at the scene in Stapleton Hall Road

This was the dramatic scene today after a car crashed into a charity shop in Stroud Green, reportedly narrowly missing an elderly man.

Tue, 17:52
Liverpool street station is rammed with people due to the signal failure and delays (Picture: @fliptunesmusic/Twitter)

Frustrated commuters are stuck at Liverpool Street station because of delays on several lines due to an earlier signal failure. Disruption to journeys between Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale is expected until at least 8pm and there are severe delays on Abellio Greater Anglia and Stansted Express services.

Tue, 16:36
Picture by @SW7_Cab

Black cab drivers are holding a protest this evening that will stretch from Aldwych in Westminster to Ludgate Circus in the City and is expected to bring roads to a standstill. (SCROLL FOR PICTURES)

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Tue, 16:25
Sarah Sands has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail

A mother who stabbed a convicted paedophile to death in Newham has been given a reduced sentence of just three and a half years.

Tue, 16:20
It is thought Mr Hogg was bitten by a brown recluse spider

The graphic images further down this article show the catastrophic injury caused to a Camden holidaymaker’s leg from a flesh-eating spider bite.

Tue, 16:04
Twitter users are already responding, jokingly comparing the marijuana wardrobe find with C.S. Lewis' mythical land of Narnia - also accessed via a wardrobe (Picture: @newhamMPS/Twitter)

Where is there a hidden realm of adventure you find through a wardrobe? No, not Narnia - Forest Gate. Police discovered a massive marijuana factory hidden in an east London loft, only accessible via a hole in a closet.

Tue, 15:09
The man's body was found in Pollard Close, off Holloway Road (Photo: Google StreetView)

A man in his 40s was found dead in Pollard Close in Islington early this morning.

Tue, 14:12
The assault occurred next to Hounslow West underground station arund 3.40am this morning (Picture: Jdcoulson/Wikimedia Commons)

A man in his thirties was viciously assaulted near Hounslow West Tube station in the early hours of this morning and is now fighting for his life in hospital.

Tue, 10:48
Darts fans love nothing more than dressing up...(Picture: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Flight Club, a bar which aims to ‘blow apart the classic pub game of darts’ will open its doors on October 26 in Worship Street, not far from Shoreditch and Old Street.

Tue, 08:25
Do you know this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with the incident

The police would like to speak to the man in this picture after a white van driver was beaten up in Harrow and chased down the road by two men in a Mercedes - who assaulted him again when he tried to look at his injuries.

Tue, 08:08
The altered images were described by some as 'racist' and tantamount to 'blackface'

Turtle Bay, a Caribbean-inspired restaurant chain set to open a new franchise in Brixton, has come under fire for its #Rastafyme Twitter campaign which used filters and dreadlocks to make customers look more ‘Rasta’.

Mon, 18:42
If you recognise this man, please contact DC Matt Poore on 020 3054 5401, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 188092

Detectives are looking for a man in connection with three different sex assaults on Waltham Forest buses - two of which happened on the same journey.

Mon, 17:16
A new study by London South Bank University shows that we do not think fat people commit crime - and it might be getting in the way of justice? (Picture: PA Images)

New London university research shows that many of us think overweight people are unlikely to commit crimes and it could be ‘getting in the way of justice’.

Mon, 12:42
(Photo: Nailcat)

Every Londoner knows that it’s really uncool to carry a Tube map or, God forbid, get caught looking at the big ones in Tube stations. In fact, before the advent of CityMapper, we were perpetually getting lost and ending up at Cockfosters just to avoid looking like tourists.

Mon, 12:34
Peter Fabiyi ejacualted on a woman on a Thameslink train then fled Tulse Hill station without paying (Photo: British Transport Police)

A Walthamstow man ejaculated on a woman as they were travelling in an otherwise-empty carriage on a Thameslink train from Elephant and Castle to Tulse Hill, Blackfriars Crown Court heard.

Mon, 12:16
A woman adds more body art to her leg at the London Tattoo Convention 2015 (Picture: Getty)

The London Tattoo Convention 2015 returned for the eleventh time this year and featured more than 400 of the world’s most talented tattoo artists. It was a sight to behold.

Mon, 09:09
A Thames Water power outage has affected thousands of people in east London (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Thousands of people have been left with little or no water in east London today, after a power problem with Thames Water.

Mon, 07:55
CCTV of the suspect in a shop in Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets (Picture: Met police)

A cyclist who nearly ran over a man on the pavement in east London before trying to rob him is wanted by police.

Mon, 07:07
Over The Shard  (Yui Mok/PA Wire)

London stargazers witnessed a blood red “supermoon” in the skies above the city for the first time in 30 years.

Mon, 07:00
View from Commercial Street of how Bishopsgate goodsyard development will look

A battle for the heart of east London has now switched to City Hall in a manoeuvre to get Boris Johnson to push through the controversial Bishopsgate goodsyard development before he steps down as Mayor of London next May.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
The boy died after a fight broke out in St Norbert Road, Brockley (Pic: Google Street View)

A 17-year old boy has died after the car he was in was attacked by a mob in Brockley, causing it to crash into a lamppost.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
A fish head found gnawed by mice at storage unit in Whitechapel

Dried fish on display at a street market in London’s East End had been gnawed by mice while being stored badly, a court heard.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
The scene of the shooting, photo Michael Healy

Panicked shoppers dived to the ground as a man was shot dead in broad daylight on a packed street in Hackney yesterday afternoon.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
The vandalised windows of the Cereal Killer Cafe (Photo: Cereal Killer Cafe)

Riot police were sent to Brick Lane last night as “an angry mob” of anti-gentrification protesters marched down the street, wielding torches and severed pigs’ heads and calling for class war.

Friday, September 25, 2015
The view of armed police at Holborn Underground station from nearby offices (Photo: Rosie Oliver/Twitter)

Armed police were ‘swarming’ in Holborn Station this afternoon and one eyewitness told London24 he was on the train and saw them ‘walking through each carriage looking at peoples’ faces’.





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